The U.S. will provide Ukraine with financial assistance by $190 million


Moscow. December 7. The U.S. will provide financial support to Ukraine in the amount of $190 million, says Vice President Joe Biden.

Thus, the U.S. has provided 760 million in the form of direct support from the moment there was a change of government in 2014, Biden said at a joint briefing with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on Monday.

Biden also said that he sees in Ukraine signs of economic growth. “We started to see signs of economic progress. Start to increase GDP, started to increase industrial production, increased exports of agricultural products. The Ukrainian currency has stabilized,” he said.

In turn, Poroshenko said that Ukraine managed to avoid a financial default as a result of the reforms.

As previously reported, the U.S. has also provided loan guarantees to Ukraine $2 billion in guarantees for another $1 billion is under discussion.